February 14, 2012

Briefing - Feb. 14, 2012

Peel board students receive OSSTF Marion Drysdale Award
 

The board congratulated eight secondary students for receiving the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation 2012 Marion Drysdale Award for their artistic and creative talents. Trustees also recognized the students’ teachers for their encouragement and support of these talented students in the development of their award-winning submissions.

 

Award recipients:

Saad Sharfuddin (regional and provincial award winner) from Harold M. Brathwaite Secondary School – Teacher: Angela Pimaber

Robert Stewart (regional award winner) from Judith Nyman Secondary School – Teacher: Verita Francis-Whylie

Winsha Xia (regional award winner) from Glenforest Secondary School – Teacher: Rachel Luke

Laura Elcombe from Cawthra Park Secondary School – Teacher: Stephanie Bakyta

Savannah Green from Judith Nyman Secondary School – Teacher: Nick Apata

Christine Le from Mayfield Secondary School – Teacher: Marie Burnett

Vicky Liu from The Woodlands School – Teacher: Tara Burt

Sonia Patel from Turner Fenton Secondary School – Teacher: Joyce Damitz

 

Honourable mentions:

Patrick Mossman from The Woodlands School – Teacher: Anneli Andre-Barret

Krisha Ravikantharaja from Glenforest Secondary School – Teacher: Erich Gerner

Sandy Hagen-Turner from Central Peel Secondary School – Teacher: Laura Bertrand

Gurleen Hansi from Stephen Lewis Secondary School – Teacher: Olivia Tanuseputro

Yash Patel from Louise Arbour Secondary School – Teacher: Franca Fuoco

Liah Mullins from North Park Secondary School – Teacher: Dale Flannigan

Jeffrey Kwan from Harold M. Brathwaite Secondary School – Teacher: Philip Johnson

Jeff Donison from North Park Secondary School – Teacher: Stephen Mannello


Board sets 2012-13 School Year Calendar

Trustees approved dates for the 2012-13 school year for all schools in the Peel board. The calendar will be sent to the ministry for final approval. For a complete list of dates, call 905-890-1010 (or 1-800-668-1146) ext. 2640.

Board approves 2012-13 School Year Calendar for Roberta Bondar Public School

Trustees approved the 2012-13 school year calendar for Roberta Bondar Public School for 2012-13. The calendar will be sent to the ministry for final approval.

Board approves 2012-13 School Year Calendar for school at Roy McMurtry Youth Centre

Trustees approved the 2012-13 school year calendar for the school at the Roy McMurtry Youth Centre. The calendar will be sent to the ministry for final approval.

Superintendent assignment 

  

The board approved the continuation of Shirley-Ann Teal’s assignment as superintendent of education-early learning program, effective Feb. 15, 2012, to July 31, 2014.


Secondary principal appointment
 

The board approved the following secondary principal appointment, effective Feb. 15, 2012:

 

Judith Beriault from acting principal at Mississauga Secondary School to principal at Mississauga Secondary School


Elementary vice-principal appointment


The board approved the following elementary vice-principal appointment, effective Feb. 15, 2012:

 

Felicia Hiscock from acting vice-principal at Carberry Public School to vice-principal at Carberry Public School


Retirements

 

Trustees recognized the contributions and years of service of the following staff who are retiring effective June 30 unless otherwise indicated:

 

Gladys Beaulieu Carter, teacher

Sharon Brennan, transportation assistant, will retire March 30

Theresa Carriere, custodian, retired Jan. 19

Marcia Christoff, teacher

Patricia Gottschlich, teacher

Vanessa Gray, teacher

Wendy Johnson, teacher

Kairy MacAulay, teacher

Anna Malatesta, office manager

Lynn Mullins, school attendant, retired Feb. 11

David Osborne, teacher, will retire March 31

Robert Phillips, teacher

Louise Rudd, teaching assistant, will retire March 1

Penny Smith, social worker

Irene Specogna, teacher, retired Jan. 31

Peter Szabo, teacher

Donald Wale, senior psychologist, will retire July 31

 

   

The next regular meeting of the board of trustees is Feb. 28, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

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